These are some workshops that have been offered at Holler Fest in past years.

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Hand Massage

With Faye Ogasawara
Saturday: 1-6 PM 


With Lainey Frydrych
Times TBA
(Second Massage Tent - check at Info for location)

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Kripalu Yoga

Lisa Gottlieb is a certified Kripalu yoga teacher, and a Nonviolent Communication coach and instructor. Lisa will lead a Kripalu practice appropriate for all levels of experience and skill, allowing for accommodations and modifications, as well as deeper expressions of postures. Practice will include creating personal compassionate intentions, warm up and breath practice, posture flow, ending with a rejuvenating integration of practice. 

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Museum of Living Trees and Their Understory

A small corner of Frog Holler Farm near the Cabin where kids and adults can learn about the forest. Open from dawn to dusk for self-guided tours (signs, quiz, visual scavenger hunt). Guided tours by museum curator, Sybil Kolon (tours last about half an hour). Limited seating for contemplation and an area for fairy house building.

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Hula Hoop Make ’n Take - All Ages Hoop Dance Workshop

All ages are invited to come and decorate their very own hula hoop to take home! Afterward, stay for the class where you'll learn several hoop dance tricks, techniques, and even a short choreography. Hoops are limited to the first 20 participants, but the class is open to all!

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: A Conversation About Conscious Consuming

Edith Stacey-Huber is passionate about food. She is the creator of Authentic Provisions Consumer Collective. The group's aim is to reconnect people in the community to each other, the food, the land, and the farmers who sustain them, through collective purchasing outside of the corporate food system.

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Wooden Spoon Carving Demo

Observe spoon carving using hand tools and fresh-cut green wood. Cale Stoker uses a mallet and axe, saws and knives, to create unique wooden kitchen utensils. He will explain tips and techniques while carving.

Check out Cale’s “travel treens” at the Merch Tent. 


Wake Up Yoga

We will wake up the body, mind and senses together using the tools of standing asanas and with a focus on breath.

Marly Spieser-Schneider is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, dancer, farmer, organizer, and explorer of many things. She started studying Iyengar Yoga at a young age in Ann Arbor, then continued her training and certification on the East coast. Her curiosity leads her many places but the practice of Iyengar Yoga has become a major grounding and unifying force in her life. 

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Kids Yoga

Cindy is a certified kids yoga instructor through Kidding Around Yoga and the owner of Yurty Yoga for Kids located in Grass Lake. With a background in early childhood and elementary education, she understands the benefits of stretching and breathing through yoga and meditation for young children. Cindy helps children with the tools they need to increase concentration, flexibility, strength and manage stress through fun and active poses, stories, music, and games.

Suggested ages 3 and up.



Sheila Graziano will lead Beginning Clogging - a basic “how to” to get your feet moving and have you join in the fun!  The workshop will be followed by a show from the CommonWealth Dance Collective (CDC), an ensemble of step dancers based in lower Michigan. Founded by Sheila in 2004, the Dance Collective presents a review of many styles of percussive dance, including Irish, Appalachian clogging, English, Canadian, American tap, historic routines and original choreography.


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Nature Walk For Kids

Kids will be guided along the trails of Holler Fest, discovering natural treasures along the way. The Tree Museum and Fairy Houses in the Forest will be highlights.

With Sybil Kolon 

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• Angie Martin, Chrissy Martin and Sarah Felder

Singing Rounds

Angie and Chrissy Martin, well-known for their exceptional skills in the Holler Kitchen, have been singing together since before they both could talk. The sisters love to share the joy of song wherever they roam and are joined by Sarah Felder, skilled with camp songs and sea chanteys. All ages and skill levels are welcome to participate in this rambunctious round-singing workshop!